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City of Haverhill April 12, 2005 Meeting of the City Council was held at 7:00 o’clock P.M.

Present,-President Michitson, Councillors Ryan, Daly O’Brien Fossarelli, Hart, DesMarais, Scatamacchia, Hall and Macek

Councillor Hall was appointed to read the records for the present week and the past two weeks.

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PETITIONS

Application was received for an Auctioneer license from Michael Chambers to be held at 901 South Main st on April 18 th.

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 Document:34-C

Petition was received from Allen W Cann requesting to purchase City property on Riverside av; Assessor’s Map 418, Block 187, Lot 1.

PLACED ON FILE with LETTER SENT TO ALLEW W CANN Document:10-C

Petition was received from Attorney James Waldron representing Robert Pondelli dba Homestead Development LLC requesting a Special Permit to build a cluster residential development; 26 single-family homes at Groveland rd; Assessor’s Map 776, Block 788, Lots 6,7,8,9 and 16.

REFERRED to PLANNING BOARD and VOTED: that COUNCIL HEARING BE HELD MAY 31 2005 Document:48

Communication was received from Councillor Scatamacchia requesting to introduce Joanne Sullivan to discuss LEAP Merrimack Valley ! Haverhill, May 13 – 15.

PLACED ON FILE Document:42-F

Communication was received from Councillor Fossarelli requesting a discussion regarding speeding automobiles on Ferry rd.

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to TRAFFIC & SAFETY COMMITTEE Document:42-G

Communication was received from Councillor DesMarais requesting to introduce Richard Allyn to give an update on the progress of auctions for the sale of City owned real estate.

TABLED TO APRIL 19 2005 Yeas 9, Nays 0 Document:42-H

HEARING

Hearing was held on Document 27, an application from Attorney James Waldron representing Wintervale Realty Trust requesting a Special Permit to build a three-family dwelling on Farrwood dr; Assessor’s Map 770B, Block 1, Lots 15A-15G.

With Attorney Paul Maglioccetti and Steve Stapinski appearing in favor and Ed Stamos, Donna Zavrintopoulos, Kathy Bartlett and Peter Wang appearing in opposition, the hearing was continued.

HEARING CONTINUED to MAY 3 2005 and REFERRED to MAYOR Yeas 9, Nays 0 Document:27

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 4-X, a communication from Councillor DesMarais regarding the lease of City property for cell tower use.

PLACED ON FILE Document:4-X

Document 9-E, a communication from Mayor Fiorentini regarding award RFP BI.16 (FY05) for the lease of City-owned space for wireless communications facilities.

PLACED ON FILE Document:9-E

ORDERED: That the Mayor be and is hereby authorized to execute a lease agreement with Evergreen Wireless Group, LLC in accordance with the terms of the award letter for RFP#16 FY05.

On motion of Councillor DesMarais that the document be amended as follows: By inserting after the words “Wireless Group, LLC” and before the words “in accordance with” the words “subject to the approval of the City Council”, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 9, Nays 0, and MOTION PASSED Document 9-EE

 

On the question of passage as amended, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Daly O’Brien, Fossarelli, Hart, DesMarais, Scatamacchia, Hall, Macek and President Michitson 8, Nays,-Councillor Ryan 1, and PASSED AS AMENDED Document:9-EE

Document 13-B MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Parking City Hall Parking

On motion of Councillor Macek that the six (6) parking spots on the map as shown on the Registry side that are B’s be made A’s, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Ryan, Daly O’Brien, Scatamacchia, Macek and President Michitson 5, Nays,-Councillors Fossarelli, Hart, DesMarais and Hall 4, and MOTION PASSED

On the question of passage as amended, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 9, Nays 0, and PASSED AS AMENDED Document:13-B

 

 

ORDERED: That the Haverhill City Council authorize Mayor James J Fiorentini to enter into a lease Agreement with BC Walnut Street, LLC for City owned property located on Locust Street, Assessor’s Map 300, Block 53, Lot 1 for the term of 67 years with the rent amount to be pursuant to the terms identified in the attached RFP.

On motion of Councillor Hart that the document be amended as follows: By inserting after the words “BC Walnut Street, LLC” and before the words “for the city owned property” the words “subject to final approval by the City Council” and further amend By deleting after the words “in the attached” the word “RFP” and by inserting in place thereof the words “memo from Howard Cohen and Jason Korb dated April 12, 2005”, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Ryan, Daly O’Brien, Hart, DesMarais Scatamacchia, Macek and President Michitson 7, Nays,-Councillors Fossarelli and Hall 2, and MOTION PASSED Document 25-C

On the question of passage as amended, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 9, Nays 0, and PASSED AS AMENDED Document 25-C

NEW BUSINESS

Councillor Macek introduced Document 49 To Wit: ORDERED: Authorization of the Haverhill Parking Commission Revolving Fund

On the question of passage, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Ryan, Daly O’Brien, Fossarelli, Hart, DesMarais, Hall, Macek and President Michitson 8, Nays,-Councillor Scatamacchia 1, and PASSED AS AMENDED Document:49

Councillor Ryan introduced Document 7-G To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $3,000.00 be transferred from the Surplus Lottery Aid Account and placed in Haverhill Parking Commission Revolving Account.

PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 Document:7-G

Councillor Daly O’Brien introduced Document 7-H To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $18,400.00 be appropriated from the following Ledger Account in the amount stated:

Sale of Compost Material $18,400

To the following accounts in the amounts stated by each:

  • Highway Salaries $9,500
  • Highway Expense $8,900

PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 Document:7-H

 

Councillor Fossarelli introduced Document 7-I To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $4,850.00 be transferred from the Salary Reserve Account and placed in Inspections and Health Salaries.

On motion of Councillor Fossarelli to table, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 9, Nays 0, and MOTION PASSED and TABLED to APRIL 26, 2005 Document:7-I

Councillor DesMarais introduced Document 51-B To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Salaries Water Technical Group

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document:51-B

Councillor Scatamacchia introduced Document 51-C To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Salaries Water Department

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document:51-C

Councillor Hall introduced Document 51-D To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Salaries Wastewater Treatment Plant Office and Technical

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document:51-D

Councillor Macek introduced Document 51-E To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Salaries Water Purification

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document:51-E

Councillor Ryan introduced Document 51-F To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Salaries Inspectional & Nursing Services Group

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document:51-F

Meeting adjourned at 10:50 o’clock P.M.

Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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